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Fri Oct 7, 2016, 08:34 PM

Republican strategist: "It's over"

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/gop-piles-donald-trump-over-remarks-women-n662276

"It's over," a Republican strategist who has been supportive of Trump said. "Never seen anything like it. Never will."

The timing of newly obtained audio from 2005 in which Trump boasted how he used his stardom to approach women and "grab 'em by the pussy," could not be much worse for the nominee, whose standing with women in surveys has already been abominable throughout the campaign.

"This one matters," a Trump campaign staffer conceded, adding they had "no idea" how to spin the story in their favor.

Related: Trump Says on Hot Mic 'When You're a Star ... You Can Do Anything' to Women

In the immediate term, though, the tape is threatening to crack Trump's support within the GOP, whose leaders must weigh whether its worth it to defend Trump and risk poisoning the party brand or distance themselves and risk demoralizing their base.

Based on the early reaction, they're choosing the latter approach.

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Response to NYC Liberal (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 08:39 PM

1. Karma's a bitch.

I hope he takes out enough republicans with him that the Dems regain the House, as well as the Senate.

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Fri Oct 7, 2016, 08:42 PM

2. What will truly be telling is............

how those "Trumpsters" defend this - continue to support this (go ahead, make your own continuous list of things that continue to disqualify him to be the chief executive of our United States of America!).

Really - what will they say now?????

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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #2)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 08:58 PM

3. Yep. They're empty words unless they refuse to vote for him

At the end of the day, if they're still voting for him then that is all that matters.

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